The rifle and pistol range at the Ommelanden Hunter Education Training Center reopens today. The range has been closed while a damaged concrete floor was replaced, a new drainage system was installed along with a new block wall and entryway. The days and hours for the range is being expanded for all shotgun, rifle, pistol and archery ranges.
Effective Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, the new operating hours for the Ommelanden Range will be:
- Wednesday – Trap and skeet: noon-8 p.m., and rifle and pistol range and archery range: noon-5 p.m.
- Thursday – All ranges: noon-5 p.m.
- Friday – All ranges: noon-6 p.m.
- Saturday –All ranges: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Sunday – All ranges: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Additionally, in customer appreciation, the 50-meter rifle range will be open for “Free Sight-In Days” on Monday, Nov. 5 and Tuesday, Nov. 6 from noon-5 p.m. to allow hunters to sight-in their shotguns, muzzleloaders, and straight-wall, pistol-caliber rifles prior to the opening of the shotgun deer season Friday, November 9.